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Use Your Words

Apr 1, 2020

We have all seen the trigger warning attributed to books, and various other pieces of media.  In recent years this warning has even been attributed to college courses as well as online conversations.  Why do we apply trigger warnings to these things?  Are they helpful?  Are they fruitful - and what does Aaron, Paul and...


Mar 30, 2020

Every minute of every day, if you look at the news being published by online media outlets you are seeing one thing - Covid19.  Now this is a big thing in the world - so don't let it sound like I'm playing it down - but it is also something that does not need to be on the screen 24/7 and indeed does not need to be...


Mar 25, 2020

Before the Corona virus, one of the big things on the nightly news was the lawsuits regarding transgendered athletes coming out of the high schools and the various states implementing rules for high school athletes.  What does the NCAA and International Olympic Committee say about transgendered participants in...


Mar 23, 2020

Celebrities are attempting to keep relevant in this day of social distancing.  They are singing bad cover songs, and interviewing each other to try to show that they care.  The optics are bad - but there is some good that can come out from it.


Mar 18, 2020

On January 26th, 2020 it was revealed that Kobe Bryant and his daughter were on a helicopter which crashed, killing all aboard.  Being one of the most well known basketball players, Kobe was mourned worldwide after his death - so much so that it seemed at times that the others who perished in the crash were...